devein

verb
de·​vein | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈvān How to pronounce devein (audio) \
deveined; deveining; deveins

Definition of devein

transitive verb

: to remove the dark dorsal vein from (shrimp)

Examples of devein in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The easiest and quickest method to peel and devein a shrimp in one swift movement is as simple as grabbing a fork from your utensil drawer. Paul Stephen Paul’s Cooking Tips, San Antonio Express-News, 31 May 2021 Clean and devein the dry peppers and toast on the flat grill, being careful to not burn. Sonia Ramirez, Chron, 19 Apr. 2021 Shrimp in all forms (deveined, tail on or off, peeled or unpeeled), mussels, clams, lobster tails and fillets of a large assortment of fish types from mahi mahi to ahi tuna steaks are easily found. Chuck Blount, ExpressNews.com, 30 Mar. 2020 Wolf says the product looks like a peeled, deveined and tailless cooked shrimp but is hypoallergenic, lower in calories and cholesterol, and higher in fiber. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Sep. 2019 Wolf says the product looks like a peeled, deveined and tailless cooked shrimp but is hypoallergenic, lower in calories and cholesterol, and higher in fiber. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Sep. 2019 Season 3/4 pounds medium peeled and deveined shrimp with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, 2 Oct. 2019 Wolf says the product looks like a peeled, deveined and tailless cooked shrimp but is hypoallergenic, lower in calories and cholesterol, and higher in fiber. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Sep. 2019 Wolf says the product looks like a peeled, deveined and tailless cooked shrimp but is hypoallergenic, lower in calories and cholesterol, and higher in fiber. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Sep. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of devein

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Devein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devein. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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